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Sep 8, 2012 4:16pm EDT
the united states, as well as in europe. so iran -- the iranian people believe this is an important thing, and it's a way of expressing themselves and making publicity about their position, and then mobilizing support. but the judgment comes -- and if it is possible to really see like an x-ray as to what israel is in the minds of people about iran's nuclear weapons ambitions, i would say the way leaked to the -- >> [inaudible] >> not many people -- it's always easier to make a form of statements, you know, until they may not even believe but this is the way in politics, but when the day comes, not many would like iran to have a bomb for reasons that are clear. >> did you know any active scientists that were assassinated in r & d? did you know any of them? >> sure, we followed world -- >> did you personally know any of them? >> oh, no. but would it have been useful >> if i could add one thing. seldom seen, any event, anywhere in the world in which the spin both before and afterwards has been so intense about whether it was a victory for iran, was it a victory for the u.s., was it a
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. but the u.s. has declined. the united states has never proposed iran a comprehensive package. never. my point is this. first, try at least once. i real hi don't care in iran whether we have a conservative or moderate president or reformist because i have been working for 16 years under the presidents and i know we did our utmost to get a good -- to bring the relation, to improve the relation with the u.s. and the u.s. always declined. therefore, this is the same policy during ahmadinajed. but they have better justification during ahmadinajed. they use the holocaust and all the these rhetorics which is very harmful for iran's national interests. my suggestion is this. any u.s. administration i hope after the election -- because we cannot talk before the election -- propose at least once after 33 years a comprehensive package including terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, peace process, israel, human rights, democracy, all these major points for the u.s. and iranians also they have their own shopping list. and the u.s. also should be prepared to address iranian concerns. if it failed,
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
today to hear the next president of the united states, mitt romney. just this week democrats gathered with the -- at their convention. they struggled with one question that really matters for americans. are you better off than you were four years ago? are you better off under this president than you were mammal years ago? president obama -- and you were four years ago? he wants another famine years. but america cannot continue with the status quo. more americans have lost their jobs under president obama than any president hundred feet -- since the great depression. the jobs numbers just came out of our august with another disappointing month with only 100,000 new jobs. just this week, when the democrats were data for their convention, we solve the nationaln debt -- national debt scope over 15- -- go over 15 trillion dollars. we have suffered from one president -- an unpresident said -- unprecedented downgrading of our credit rating. you know that debt is not the way we need to go for this future. [applause] president obama, when he was a candidate in 2018, said it was on patriotic to
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 8:00pm EDT
in the united states who have been educated in our schools, to give them the opportunity to stay here. you know, wouldn't we rather be known as a country of dreamers, than a country of illegal aliens? [applause] and as we saw last night, this is the commander in chief who finally brought osama bin laden to justice. [applause] now that is presidential leadership. but even before barack obama was elected president, we knew he was going to be a great leader. we knew it when he chose joe biden as his running mate. [applause] joe was the perfect choice, because like the president, he had lived the american dream, going from humble middle-class roots, to the united states senate, to the vice presidency of the united states. [applause] and we all know from his incredible speech last night that he has been side by side with the president's, fighting to make sure that we open the doors of opportunity for all americans, working to create good jobs and to invest in education, to make health care and retirement and schools affordable for everyone. it is what he has fought for his entire career. [applause]
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 4:50pm EDT
and take questions about the growth of mobile broadband throughout the united states. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone, thank you for coming. my name is benjamin bennett, policy director for the new america foundation for open technology institute. before we get started today let me say a few days about new america. new america is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in newsmakers and newods -- ideas to address the new generation of challenges addressing the united states, we have programs that work on a range of public policy issues, including national security, education, health care, and economic growth. my program, the open technology institute, formulates polices to support open networks and open source innovations, we promote universal and affordable communications access to partnerships with communities, researchers, industry, and public interest groups. and we are committed to maximizing the potentials of open technologies for poor, rural and other underserved constituencies. today's discussion upgrading america, better, fast
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
as proactive as it has been because there as been paralysis on the fiscal side in the united states. there really has not been any effort on the republican -- on the political side to do much about the job situation. the burden has fallen disproportionately on the central bank. with the too much government is the problem, that is a discussion we have been having since the beginning of time. host: unemployment by education level, 12% with those with high school education, with college, 6.6%. guest: people like to talk about the more education you have the less unemployment you have. unemployment has gone up for all of the groups. college graduates or not, people are struggling. you could have a large student loan and not find a job. host: we have a caller. go ahead. caller: how many of the jobs are jobs with which people can support themselves or their families? guest: you make a fair point. the unemployment rate is one measure of unemployment. there is also a measure that tries to take into account people who are working part time, but would rather be working full time. if you inclu
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 10:30pm EDT
in the united states, but done in france which is a modern labor market where i think there are some lessons. the code-talkers actually convinced the french government to do something i hope we can convince our -- co-authors actually convince the french government to do something i hope we can convince our government to do, which is to experiment with widespread unemployment services programs and look at what the effects on the labor market are not just by randomizing an individual having access to the program, but breaking france up into different geographic areas of labor markets and providing 100% of the people access in some areas, in some areas , in some areas 55%, some areas 25%. if you do that randomly, on average, if you're in an area where a lot of other people use this program, does that have a negative effect on you? what they found is in tight labor markets, basically the programs really helped people get into jobs more quickly. when the labor market is weak, is largely a game of musical chairs. one person getting a job makes another person have a more difficult time. thinking ab
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
-- but effectively working with all these things is consolidation and renew all the reforming the united states and strengthening our infrastructure. if america gets its act together, especially with respect to the chinese, their respect success. if we are successful, and we will have a lot of influence. i would not said let's forget the world, but look at what we can do to advance our competitive position. host: talking about secretary clinton costs travel to china and u.s.-china relations. thank you. tomorrow, our national affairs columnist and the author of "who is counting?" 7:45 a.m. us at a 30 a.m., ala -- at 8:30 a.m., alan comles. and then aid to egypt in their transition to democracy. your calls starting tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. thank you for joining us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> june is for the presidential debates live on c-span. next, democrats discussed the 2012 election. first, pollster dole ben sun -- bolstered joel benenson. then nancy pelosi and then gene sperling. >> so how do students chea
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and wind. that is why in the united states congress earlier this year, a bipartisan majority said we need to extend those tax credits. the oil industry, the gas industry, but coal industry and the nuclear industry have benefited from tens of billions of dollars of subsidies for many years. it is time to get a level playing field. in the meantime, we are playing catch up for the energy of the future. we will not run out of wind or solar. eventually, we will run out of oil and coal. the others will get cheaper. if you go to california or nevada or colorado, those are the energy future -- that is why there is bipartisan support for the clean energy credit. host: gene clearly did not answer your question, which was could the solar and wind sources work without subsidies? guest: we do not find them working without subsidies anywhere purified natural gas and petroleum working fine without subsidies. that is the oil companies get tens of billions of dollars of subsidies per year. that is not right. even to get the $4 billion the president talks about, you get all that from section 199 tax credit
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